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Learning theory

Any of several prominent theories designed to explain learning, especially those promulgated by Pavlov, Thorndike, Guthrie, hull, Kohler, spence, miller, skinner, and their modern followers.

See: conditioning.


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Re: Are Creationists more right than evolutionists after all

... twenty years with the rise of computer science and the Internet. Swarm Theory lends itself perfectly to Artificial Intelligence. Computer learning is based on cycles of testing, valuation, and reiteration using simple heuristics ...

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by maunas
Tue Jun 26, 2012 1:22 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Are Creationists more right than evolutionists after all
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Face recognition in wasps

here's an interesting theory regarding wasps, showing same behaviour as humans http://techiworld4u.blogspot.com/2011/12/paper-wasp-develops-same-face-learning.html

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by hsshah
Sun Dec 04, 2011 7:22 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Face recognition in wasps
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Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... in DNA, but a total integrated information processing system. We are learning that DNA is not even nearly the whole answer. DNA codes for proteins ... body plans. Now the problem for the neo Darwinian synthesis (the modern theory of evolution in any of it’s forms) is that this theory attempts to ...

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by scottie
Mon Aug 01, 2011 7:44 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
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Re: Where do we go from here?

... a full standard deviation below nonoffenders" Mind you, there is a theory that high IQ criminals are simply the ones that don't get caught. ... scores with every other factor being held constant (e.g. parental care, learning opportunities, traumatic life events, etc.).

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by TheLoveLlama
Sun Jun 19, 2011 4:54 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Where do we go from here?
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Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... the scientific method of analysis, then you have a genuine scientific theory. If you cannot then you have, at best a hypothesis that is not standing ... through experience, that being corrected is one of the best forms of learning.

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by scottie
Mon May 09, 2011 5:46 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
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